History Resources - Members of Parliament

Eric Walter Barnard

Eric Walter Barnard

Surname: BARNARD

Given Names: Eric Walter

Title and Honours: Mr, AM (1980)


Date and Place of Birth: 13 July 1924 - Mole Creek, Tasmania

Date of Death: 21 April 2017




House of Assembly: 2 May 1959

Electorate: Franklin

Party: ALP

Positions Held: Speaker 1972-75; Minister 1975-79

Date of Departure: 7 August 1979

Reason for Departure: Resigned.


House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 535

House of Assembly Long Room Picture Number indicates each Member's position in the photographic record.

Source: Parliament of Tasmania Members Biographical Database, Tasmanian Parliamentary Library.

Additional Reference Material:

A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics, 1890-1964 [by] Colin A. Hughes and B. D. Graham. Canberra, ANU Press, 1968. Biographical Register of the Tasmanian Parliament, 1851-1960 / Scott Bennett and Barbara Bennett. Canberra : ANU, 1980.